Tag Archives: sustainable
Dick & Kim Cates

Leopold Conservation Award recipient announced in Wisconsin

Cates Family named the recipient of the Leopold Conservation Award, honoring Wisconsin landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship of natural resources.

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Grand Coulee Dam Spillway

Why is there so little innovation in water infrastructure?

Water infrastructure in the United States is terribly outdated, so what can be done about it?

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Breitenmoser Farm

Finalists announced for Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award

Sand County Foundation and Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation are proud to announce the finalists for Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award.

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New Chipotle ad sparks backlash from ag community

Like its Super Bowl ad from a couple of years ago, Chipotle has, once again, stirred up controversy with another ad that follows a familiar formula: 1.) Beautiful animation; 2.) backed by a popular song covered by a famous artist; and 3.) railing against “Big Ag”. The response from advertising critics has been very positive. […]

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Culver's Barn in Wisconsin

Companies grasping a farm friendly image

More and more national and global companies are aligning themselves with farmers, through advertising, as an indication of the quality of their products. The most recent campaign, begun by the Wisconsin-based fast food chain, Culver’s, thanks farmers and ranchers nationwide for their efforts. Culver’s also asks its customers to thank ag producers on its Facebook […]

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Ranch at Paws Up - Montana

Invasion of the beetles, and a rancher’s revenge

On the cusp of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ invasion of America, Montana’s Larry Lipson and his family have had to contend with a much less welcome beetle invasion of their own. The mountain pine beetle, which, since 2000, has damaged 23 million acres of forest in the western United States, attacked 10,000 acres […]

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